Posted by on August 11, 2013

Chicago Tribune Magazine August 11, 2013
“…William T. Bickford, and E. Austin DePree of Chicago-based architecture firm Northworks have started building weekend retreats from simply smaller to teeny tiny, for clients who realize that small = simple = real relaxation…”

Read the full article here: Chicago Tribune Magazine August 11, 2013

Mountain Retreat project page

Hill Country Retreat project page

Posted by on December 20, 2011

“…[Bickford] says that within the Chicago luxury home market, focus has shifted from opulence to efficiency…High quality material and high-level building technology is still in demand, but for rooms that are fully integrated into daily life in an efficient manner… The true idea of green architecture is a well-designed home that is less expensive and less wasteful to heat, cool and operate.”

Read the full article here: Luxury Home Quarterly Winter 2011